Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Nutty, Chocolaty, Swirly Sour Cream Bundt Cake


Our treat of the week for Tuesdays with Dorie is Nutty, Chocolaty, Swirly Sour Cream Bundt Cake, picked for us to try by Jennifer of Cooking for Comfort, thank you Jennifer!


Orange zest mixed with sugar above, about to whip in the butter.


Before baking shot above, I used my Wilton Queen of Hearts bundt pan that I've had for almost eight years. I got it shortly after picky husband and I got married -- it was my first bundt pan and is still baking strong :)

After baking shot above, after baking 60 minutes exactly and testing done.

I did not have enough batter to do a second swirl and be able to cover it with batter so I just did the one swirl with about 75% of the swirl ingredients. It didn't swirl too much, but I was just happy the cake didn't break apart after unmolding, which I was nervous about after reading the P&Q section on this cake.


I used all of the swirl ingredients, even the raisins, we are all raisin fans in our house. My youngest and I were the only taste testers so far and we loved it. My favorite part was the aroma while it was baking, thanks to the fresh orange zest, which added so much flavor to this cake! Another delicious bundt cake from Baking From My Home to Yours :)

20 comments:

alvarosa said...

I really envy your bundt pan! This is great. And you are right - the orange zest gives the cake a very special flavour.

alvarosa said...

I really envy your bundt pan! This is great. And you are right - the orange zest gives the cake a very special flavour.

Flourchild said...

Yum it looks amazing! Im sure it tasted good too!

Sweet and Savory said...

That is a beautiful bundt with a more beautiful cake.

Jennifer said...

WOW! Your cake is amazing!

Thank you for baking along with me!

chelsea said...

Awesome! Those cakes looks so yummy!


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Cakelaw said...

Cute bundt pan!

Pamela said...

It did smell tantalizingly delicious, didn't it? Beautiful cake!

Tia said...

great job getting the cake out of the pan so cleanly!

Peggy the Baker said...

What a wonderful pan! Your cake looks great and it makes me happy to think of all the kitchens filled up with this wonderful aroma.

Jessica said...

Oh wow, your cake looks amazing! I'm having bundt pan jealousy issues right now... I loved the orange zest part too!

Jessica said...

That is one gorgeous bundt! And I wish I'd stuck to one swirl too - yours looks perfect.

Jessica of My Baking Heart said...

I love everything about this post - the photos, the pan, the cake, the swirl... beautiful job! :)

Peggy said...

Well that is just the most darling bundt pan ever. I Love it. And the cake looks great too!

Becky said...

I thought this cake was amazing. I used all the swirl ingredients too and it was delicious.

I love your pan! Oh dear I want one.

Eeshie said...

I could eat all of that in two seconds!!

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clarinette said...

LOOKS SO MOIST !!! my stomach is crying for a big piece !!

Marshall Lynch said...

wow look so yummy.
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mj said...

That cake looks so amazing!


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